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Frequently asked questions about the Pan-Canadian Primary Health Care Electronic Medical Record Minimum Data Set for Performance Measurement, Version 1.0.
These data tables compare ED visits from January to March 2019 and 2020, including number of visits, demographics, Canadian Triage Acuity Scale (CTAS) levels and top diagnoses.
A description of CIHI's 4 focus areas for Indigenous health: foundational capacity, relationships and partnerships, governance of Indigenous data, and analysis and capacity-building.
The Pan-Canadian PHC EMR Minimum Data Set for Performance Measurement includes a core set of 45 data elements and associated code systems and/or subsets to support comparable PHC EMR data.
The NACRS Submission Manual provides a comprehensive description of the data submission process. This manual includes information that will assist facilities with data submission management.
Inpatient hospitalization statistics are obtained from CIHI's national Hospital Morbidity Database (HMDB) and Discharge Abstract Database (DAD). Emergency department visits are sourced from the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS).
View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2018–2019, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System.
View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2017–2018, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System.
Family doctor preparedness (HTML)
The growing number of seniors living with dementia is leaving some primary care doctors feeling less well-prepared to manage dementia care in the community.
About 61% of seniors with dementia in Canada live at home — and they require support while staying there.
In long-term care, seniors with dementia are at higher risk of being physically restrained and given potentially inappropriate antipsychotic drugs than other seniors. However, policy changes and educational supports have helped spur a decrease in this trend over the past several years.
Seniors living with dementia spend more time in the emergency department and have higher rates of hospitalization than other Canadians 65 and older, CIHI analysis shows.
Young-onset dementia (HTML)
Canadians with young-onset dementia present unique care challenges Fewer Canadians are diagnosed with dementia before age 65 than as seniors — but their needs can be just as great. At the time of diagnosis, people with young-onset dementia may still be working, taking care of their children and parents, and meeting financial commitments. Learn more about how care is different for people with young-onset dementia.
Comparative list of 2018–2019 mandatory and optional data elements for all NACRS data submission options.
View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2016–2017, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System.
Emergency department visits and hospitalizations for injuries and trauma from 2010–2011 to 2015–2016.
The Presenting Complaint List (PCL) was developed by the Canadian Emergency Department Information System (CEDIS) Working Group. It includes common symptoms, complaints, problems or reasons for seeking medical care. The Canadian Emergency Department Diagnoses Shortlist (CED-DxS) includes more than 800 diagnoses in common terms, which are mapped to ICD-10-CA codes.
Emergency department visits and hospitalizations for injuries and trauma from 2010–2011 to 2014–2015.
Comparative list of 2016–2017 mandatory and optional data elements for all NACRS data submission options.
Describes visits to the emergency department for an allergic reaction (including anaphylaxis).